Punishments

TIER 1

Spamming

Saying the same message 3+ times in any chat, on any platform associated with SerpentFactions

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

Warning

Second Offence

30m Mute

Third Offence

1h Mute

Fourth Offence

2h Mute

Chat Flooding

Flooding the chat with unnecessary messages e.g.: “HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH” or multiple chat lines (4+) that flood the chat

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

Warning

Second Offence

30m Mute

Third Offence

1h Mute

Fourth Offence

2h Mute

Command Spamming

Spamming commands that can be visible by other players e.g.: /tpa, /pay

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

Warning

Second Offence

30m Ban

Third Offence

1h Ban

Fourth Offence

2h Ban

Indirect Advertisement

Telling players to go join another server that is not associated with SerpentFactions without saying the IP e.g.: “Hey guys, come join ExamplePvP

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

30m Mute

Second Offence

1h Mute

Third Offence

2h Mute

Fourth Offence

3h Mute

Putting any links that do not directly relate with SerpentFactions, regardless if its fake or not.

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

30m Mute

Second Offence

1h Mute

Third Offence

2h Mute

Fourth Offence

3h Mute

Racism

Being racist in any shape or form such as saying racial slurs or disrespecting someone due to their race/skin color etc.

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

30m Mute

Second Offence

1h Mute

Third Offence

2h Mute

Fourth Offence

3h Mute

Suicidal Encouragement

If a player tells another player to do something to themselves in real life that could harm them e.g.: saying “KYS”

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

3h Mute

Second Offence

6h Mute

Third Offence

9h Mute

Fourth Offence

12h Mute

Homophobic Slurs

If a player sends hurtful remarks towards another player regarding their sexual orientation e.g.: saying “I hate gays”

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

30m Mute

Second Offence

1h Mute

Third Offence

2h Mute

Fourth Offence

3h Mute

Bypassing Chat Rules

A player doing something that bypasses our chat rules, such as writing racist things on a sign or renaming an axe to something homophobic or selling a book and quill named something racist.

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

30m Ban

Second Offence

1h Ban

Third Offence

3h Ban

Fourth Offence

6h Ban

Staff Disrespect

If a player offends a staff member in any way, staff have the right to punish you for it, staff are lenient with this rule.

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

Warning

Second Offence

1h Mute

Third Offence

12h Ban

Fourth Offence

24h Ban

Death Threats

Encouraging suicide or telling people you will harm them e.g.: “I hope you die”, “I will come to your house and stab you 10 times with a knife”

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

3h Mute

Second Offence

6h Mute

Third Offence

9h Mute

Fourth Offence

12h Mute

TIER 2

IRL Dealing

Selling something in game for items outside of SerpentFactions e.g.: Spawners for PayPal money, this rule works both ways

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

7d Ban

Second Offence

14d Ban

Third Offence

Perma Ban

Advertising

Advertising any sort of IP that does not associate with SerpentFactions, this includes fake IP’s.

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

7d Ban

Second Offence

Perma Ban

Inappropriate IGN

Any racist, homophobic or user that violates our rules

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

Warning (24h to change)

Second Offence

14d Ban

Third Offence

30d Ban

Fourth Offence

Perma Ban

Hacked Client

If a player is using any type of modified client, that gives an unfair advantage over other players

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

30d Ban

Second Offence

Perma Ban

TIER 3

Block Glitching

Breaking blocks to damage other players behind a wall with a high efficiency pickaxe or to glitch up to areas of the map

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

1d Ban

Second Offence

2d Ban

Third Offence

3d Ban

Fourth Offence

4d Ban

Botting

When a player uses a console client to have lots of accounts to lag the server or spam the same thing in chat.

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

30d IP Ban

Second Offence

Perma IP Ban

Leaking Personal Information

If a player posts any information belonging to another player such as their IP address.

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

30d Ban

Second Offence

Perma Ban

Mute Evading

A player going on an alt or using signs to evade a mute to try talk with the community again

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

30d IP Ban

Second Offence

Perma IP Ban

Ban Evading

A player going on an alt to evade one or more ban(s) directly linked to their IP

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

30d IP Ban

Second Offence

Perma IP Ban

Lag Machines

Creating something on the server that is purposely intended to lag or crash the server

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

30d Ban

Second Offence

Perma Ban

Providing Fake Evidence

When a user supplies fake evidence to a staff member, such as fake reports of someone hacking or breaking the rules

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

1d Ban

Second Offence

2d Ban

Third Offence

3d Ban

Fourth Offence

4d Ban

Server Drama / Hate

Any player causing drama in game, on forums, or on the discord. Administrators decide what falls under the category.

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

Whatever the administrator

deems necessary

Insiding

Any player caught insiding their faction after being kicked or leaving

Offences

Penalties

First Offence

7d Ban

Second Offence

Perma Ban